potato bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n potato bean nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans
    • n potato bean a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
    • n potato bean twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots
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Usage

In literature:

It consisted of a thick soup containing potatoes, beans, and small portions of fish.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
The commonest produce of the country so far was sweet potatoes or yams, and negro beans.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
Lord, what a dance she leads us on her May-toes, And spoils the beans and ruins the potatoes.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 3, 1914" by Various
Boiled beef with string beans, potatoes with white sauce.
"Food for the Traveler" by Dora Cathrine Cristine Liebel Roper
Cereals and beans take the place of potatoes when you go light.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
He had stolen the beans and the potatoes and had slipped them into the Tatman cabin when they were asleep.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
Next to rice is the silkworm industry, and then barley, wheat, vegetables, soy beans, sweet potatoes, and fruits.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
Beans later in the season are cooked with potatoes.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
Always I have visions of peas, beans, radishes, potatoes, corn, and tomatoes of my own raising!
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
At another time, working around the commissary, I filled my pockets with beans and potatoes.
"The Southern Soldier Boy" by James Carson Elliott
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In poetry:

There were also Potatoes Leeks and Onions there to be seen
Likewise Turnips and Cabbage green
Also two heads of parsley and two curled greens
Besides twenty five pods of full grown broad beans
"The Dundee Flower Show:Dedicated to the Right Honourable Earl of Dalhousie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

But here are some arguments that can help you choose between green bean casserole and sweet potato casserole as part of your Thanksgiving dinner.
For your Thanksgiving dinner casserole, should it be green bean or sweet potato.
Tuna, potato and green bean salad.
Conserved tuna, potatoes and green bean s is a southern France favorite.
Shell Beans and Potato Ragout With Swiss Chard.
Shell Beans and Potato Ragout With Swiss Chard .
WaterCourse Foods' Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos.
Well before the current taco trend took hold, I was already smitten with WaterCourse Foods' sweet potato-and- black bean tacos.
Black Bean Patties over Sweet Potato Salad.
Black bean , egg & potato tacos from Twin Sisters.
Serve them alongside sweet potato fries or green beans.
Lentils, black beans, sweet potatoes — yes, they can be chips too.
Friends of CFF will prepare and serve the meal of turkey and gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes and green beans.
From beans harvested in June to potatoes distributed just last week, the supply of produce has been constant throughout the harvest season.
Next to turkey, dressing and green beans, the most traditional Thanksgiving food in my family was the sweet potato.
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